Cary Grant: The world's coolest man
From North by Northwest to His Girl Friday to Charade, Cary Grant was the ultimate mid-century icon, owning the silver screen in his grey flannel suits as he played both the everyman and the man everyone wanted to be. Born Archibald Leach in Bristol, England, Grant was one of the last fixtures of Hollywood's sartorial golden era. And it wasn't just that his suits always fit flawlessly, or that he was blessed with a look that could make an entire movie house swoon. It was that everything Grant wore, he wore with purpose. In our current age of Hollywood stylists and "leading men" who can't even dress themselves, Grant's attention to detail is not only admirable, it's enough to make you nostalgic for the days of good ol' black and white.
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Take this shot from 1947, for example. From the cufflinks to the peak lapels to the tilt of the hat, the details alone could fill an intro level textbook on classic men's-wear. But what seals theRead More »from The Secret to Cary Grant's Classic Style